Hamas, Fatah threaten Ex-Settler Leader Who Thwarted Terror Attack


This article was originally posted by timesofisrael.com:

Hours after a former local politician thwarted a terror attack in the northern West Bank Sunday morning, the official Twitter account run by the party of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas posted an image appearing to threaten him.

Gershon Mesika, formerly the head of the Samaria Regional Council, rammed his car into a Palestinian teenager when seeing her attempt to stab Israeli civilians at a bus stop near the West Bank city of Nablus. The would-be attacker, identified as a 16-year-old girl, was subsequently shot dead by Israeli security forces patrolling the nearby Hawara checkpoint.

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